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Critical Minerals Alaska – Tin

Alaska hosts more than 100 occurrences of this alloying metal critical to human progress since the dawn of the Bronze Age North of 60 Mining News – April 1, 2018

Primarily associated with cans, cups and roofs, tin may not be the flashiest metal on the market, but it has been a strategic metal that has defined human progress since the onset of the Bronze Age around 5,500 years ago and is on the list of minerals critical to the security of the United States even today, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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